What's new?

Starting again in October 2016 – The Energy Cafe!

Make big savings on your fuel bills with our qualified, impartial domestic energy advisers based in Woolwich or Catford.

Do you think twice about putting on the heating?
What you might not know is a cold home can have a big impact on your health.

Come to SELCE’s Energy Café and let us show you how to reduce your bills, access grants or discounts and keep the warmth in your home.

Just drop in or book an appointment.
To enable us to give you the best advice, bring your fuel bill(s) with you.

FREE cup of tea and slice of cake
FREE energy saving LED lightbulb worth £7.00

Click here to find out more and click here to make an appointment.


New volunteer opportunities are now available with SELCE thanks to the Phoenix Community Housing’s ‘Community Chest’

Do you wish your energy bill was more affordable?
Do you enjoy helping people?
Are you a Phoenix Community Housing (PCH) resident who wants to use your skills and get new ones?
This could be the opportunity for you….

SELCE has run a series of successful energy advice cafes and is now recruiting PCH  ‘energy champions’ for the Power Up Phoenix project. We will be providing 21 hours of AQA-accredited energy advisor training. You can use this knowledge to shrink your own energy bills at home and help your friends and neighbours to do the same.

Following the training, you will be fully supported to attend energy advice events with some of the SELCE team.  You will gain new skills, meet new people and help other PCH residents – not to mention helping the planet by reducing greenhouse gases.

The project will a commitment for 3.5 hours a week for minimum of 3 months.

Register your interest by emailing alex@selce.org.uk or phoning the SELCE office on 0208 269-4882 if you have any questions.


South East London Community Energy (SELCE) is a not-for-profit social enterprise. It was formed by residents of Greenwich and Lewisham who want to play an active role in shaping the energy future of South East London. Taking action on climate change and fuel poverty lies at the heart of our business model. Watch our film to find out how this works here. Generating renewable energy and providing advice and support for those struggling to pay their fuel bills and keep their homes warm in winter provide the twin focus for our work. SELCE aims to speed-up the renewable energy revolution by capitalising on the power of community.


Our work and values
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To provide tangible improvements to the financial situation of those living in fuel poverty in SE London. These benefits could include providing cheaper, co-operatively managed electricity or the financing of programmes that promote energy efficiency and related methods of improving health and wellbeing.

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To generate renewable and affordable energy in SE London that will mitigate climate change and accelerate the transition to zero-carbon, decentralised, electricity provision for our community.

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To build an economically sustainable business model that: aspires to provide a competitive return on investment compared with savings account interest; is resilient to changes in government policy; and which has a core focus on social responsibility and affordable energy provision.